It’s About Time

It's about time

Less time spent waiting: on decisions, on data, on approvals… and on cures

With innovative trial designs, novel technologies and the dawn of AI – combined with the ever-present pressure to be first to market – we’re in a dynamic moment that calls for a trusted partner to accelerate your discoveries.

A partner who recognizes that every moment, from the lab, to the clinic, to the patient, is vital. A partner who empowers you to be a changemaker for patients.

In short, it’s time for a partner who drives you forward

At the PPD™ clinical research business of Thermo Fisher Scientific, we work together to devise the transformative strategies that position you to meet key milestones, faster.

The countdown is on to make your impact.

“No. 1 Favorite” provider of clinical research solutions, according to leaders at pharmaceutical companies.

(Source: Nephron Research, January 2024)

We’ve put in the time, so you don’t have to

Expertise and instinct in clinical research don’t develop overnight. Hundreds of drug developers rely on our nearly 40-year track record of success to give patients back valuable time.

1.5 times

faster activation

from first site to last site than industry average

better retention rate

of CRAs compared to industry average, contributing to improved study stability

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clinical trials conducted in the past five years

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drug approvals globally with our involvement since 2017


countries in which we’ve conducted trials

A partnership that stands the test of time

Experience the power of a partnership built to last. With us by your side, you gain more than a vendor — you gain an ally dedicated to your success.

Agile, forward-thinking and seamlessly integrated into your team, we anticipate your needs and propel you toward your goals. Together, we maximize your time, so that patients aren’t kept waiting.